Elected Honorary Fellow 2019
Victoria Brignell is a radio producer on BBC Radio 4’s In Our Time and a disability champion. She has been paralysed below the neck since she was six. She is Chair of Action on Disability, which provides a range of services to disabled people in London. She is also a trustee of Magpie Dance, a Commissioner on Hammersmith and Fulham Arts Commission, and Chair of Hammersmith Amnesty International Group. She has written widely about disability issues, including for the New Statesman, where for four years she wrote a regular feature. She studied Classics at Downing, matriculating in 1994.